What’s In Our E Juice
Each one of our flavors has gone through a rigorous recipe process with our certified mixologist. A lab tested results not to contain any Diacetyl, Acetoin or Acetyl Propionyl from our vendors an well as in house. Vegetable Glycerin (VG), Propylene Glycol (PG), unflavored nicotine base/nicotine salt, and natural flavor(s) are lab tested when we take delivery. PG, VG, Flavor, and sometimes nicotine is all the ingredients in everyone of our e juice recipes, noting else. No clarifying chemicals or preservatives are used.
Glycerin is a natural substance that can be processed from most kinds of fat. The glycerin used in e-liquid comes from vegetable oils, which is why it’s called VG, but it doesn’t really make a lot of difference. One important point is that although it’s processed from oils it isn’t an oil. In fact it’s an alcohol, which makes it safe to inhale.
VG is a non-toxic colorless liquid with no smell, but a sweet taste. It’s very thick and viscous, which means high-VG liquids don’t work well in older atomizers and small cartomizers – it’s too thick to wick well. Some liquids use aqueous glycerin to solve this, basically just VG with some water added.
Lots of common products contain VG. It’s used in the food industry as a sweetener, and also added to some foods to keep them moist. Many medicines contain it too. Scientists have studied it for years, and it’s never been linked to any health problems.
Liquids with a lot of VG produce lots of dense vapor, but not a lot of throat hit.
PG is an alcohol, like VG, and it’s also nearly odorless. It has a faint sweet taste, although not enough for it to be used as a sweetener; it does get added to foods, medicines and other products to keep them moist, though.
One other use for PG is in antifreeze, and it’s because of this that some people like to claim e-juice contains antifreeze. In fact, this is totally dishonest. PG is only one ingredient in antifreeze, and it’s actually there because it’s non-toxic; PG-based antifreeze is less harmful to children and pets. It’s worth pointing out that water is also an ingredient in antifreeze; just because something is used in a product that has a reputation for being poisonous, that doesn’t say anything about how harmful that substance is.
It’s true that there have been some minor health issues linked to PG. It’s been studied since the 1940s and is classed as generally safe; swallowing or inhaling it won’t do you any harm. A small percentage of people are sensitive to it, though, so if liquid with a high PG content makes you feel unwell, switch to one with more VG.
PG produces less visible vapor than VG, so it’s unpopular with cloud chasers but liked by people who want to vape discreetly. It also carries flavors better and gives more throat hit.
One of the best things about vaping is the wide choice of delicious-tasting juices, and that’s all down to flavorings. E liquid doesn’t have much taste on its own, so it’s flavored with food-grade additives.
If there are any health concerns about vaping that’s mostly down to flavorings. There are some ingredients that are safe to eat but not to inhale – Diacetyl, Acetoin or Acetyl Propionyl for example. However, the industry has done well at eliminating additives that there are worries about. We don’t use food flavorings from the supermarket though; some of them contain oils, which are harmful if inhaled. We stick to flavors from vape manufacturers, because these have been elected for maximum inhalation safety with lab results.
This is what makes vaping such an effective substitute for smoking; you can satisfy your nicotine cravings without having to set fire to tobacco leaves. Nicotine also gives a good throat hit, so if this is important to you try higher-nicotine liquids.
Although it gets a lot of bad publicity, nicotine is actually a very safe drug: It’s the smoke from cigarettes that causes harm, not the nicotine. It is toxic in high does, but there’s really no chance of poisoning yourself by vaping. Long before you get to a dangerous level it will make you feel slightly nauseous, then give you a headache. Vapers (and smokers) are very good at getting just as much nicotine as they need, and no more.
Nicotine salts are essentially a crystallized version of nicotine that comes pre-dissolved inside a special blend of liquid Propylene Glycol (PG) and/or Vegetable Glycerin (VG).
Nicotine salts are clean and pure. It is also a naturally extracted product that is considered less volatile and more stable than freebase solutions. Therefore, nicotine salt e-juice is often considered much easier to inhale than regular vape juice due to this lower volatility and increased bioavailability. The throat hit is less harsh, which means that e-liquid manufacturers can crank up the nicotine concentrations of their favorite recipes without negatively affecting the associated throat hit.
Mouth-to-lung vapers simply love to buy nicotine salts vape juices! They also work well with lower-powered vape mods, pod mods, and other devices. In fact, vapers should be cautious of using stronger concentrations of nicotine salts e-liquid, especially in high-powered vape devices. The nicotine hit is so robust that the vaper can be easily overwhelmed until they get used to the change. So, we always recommend that vapers should start out slow, at first.
It’s usually best to avoid e-liquids that contain anything apart from these four ingredients. Vitamins, coloring, supplements like caffeine – these don’t do anything for the quality of your vape, and unlike flavorings they haven’t been selected for inhalation safety. But if you stick to the ingredients listed here you can look forward to a low-risk and enjoyable vaping experience.
Our Base juice is 50/50 VG/PG ratio. Our nic salt juice is 70/30 VG/PG ratio. Natural flavoring is mixed with the VG/PG in in small craft 1 gallon / 3785.41ml batches. We believe small batches is the key to our brand and maximum flavor. The small batch is dated and coded. We allow the juice to be mixed and steeped. The steeping process can take 2 to 8 weeks before bottling.